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Helgoland Marine Research

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A new stenothoid species related to the taxonRaumahara Barnard, from Australia (Crustacea, Amphipoda, Gammaridea)

  • T. Krapp-Schickel1 and
  • H. G. Andres2, 3
Helgoländer Meeresuntersuchungen52:BF02908735


Benthic samplings along the southern temperate coast of Australia yielded stenothoid specimens related to the taxonRaumahara Barnard. ?Raumahara virdurorum sp. n. is described, illustrated, and the systematic position within the genus is discussed.Raumahara seems to be a nonmonophyletic group, as not one synapomorphic character can be discerned that exactly fits for each member of this taxon.


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